Special Events

Going Places

LYNN PURDOM is a new account executive at Chicago-based TSMGI. Call 760/431-7264; www.tsmgi.com

PETER KOEHLER is the new general manager for the INTERCONTINENTAL SAN FRANCISCO in San Francisco. Call 415/616-6964 ; www.ihg.com

Universal City, Calif.-based UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOLLYWOOD has promoted SANDRA LADY to vice president of special events and convention sales. Call 818/622-5985; www.universalstudioshollywood.com

SARAH SHEEHAN is the new executive director of MGM GRAND PRODUCTIONS in Las Vegas. DEISY MARQUEZ has been hired as event manager. Recent promotions include MARIA BOONE to head of rigging, RODDY PAHL to head of sound and TONY CHERRY as in-house event producer. Call 702/891-1158; www.mgmgrand.com

JULI GHAZI is the new Southeastern regional sales manager for SCENTAIR, based in Charlotte, N.C. Call 704/504-2320; www.scentair.com

MICHELLE OCHOA is the new sales and rentals manager at San Francisco-based DAVINCI FUSION. Call 415/864-1000; www.davincifusion.com

New Orleans-based BBC DESTINATION MANAGEMENT has promoted TERESA ROBICHAUX to director of marketing, and NICK NEVARES is a new account executive. Call 504/523-9700; www.bbcdmc.com

ADAM SLOYER has been promoted to director of operations at New York-based PAINT THE TOWN RED. LIZZ TORGOVNICK is now the production coordinator. Call 212/677-3173; www.paintthetownred.net

Miami-based ALL OVER MIAMI has hired IRA MITCHELL-STEIMAN as executive director of creative. Call 305/573-3770; www.allovermiami.com

KELLY COLGAN is the new manager of business at Chicago-based BLUE PLATE. Call 312/421-6666; www.blueplatechicago.com

TRACI STEVENS is the new special event coordinator at A-1 EVENT & PARTY RENTALS, based in Covina, Calif. Call 866/217-2789; www.a1partyrental.com.

Do you have a job change to announce? Send information about new hires or promotions in the event industry to staff writer Alexandra Gudmundsson by clicking here.

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